Description - Performer Training by Ian Watson
Performer Training is an examination of how actors are trained in different cultures. Beginning with studies of mainstream training in countries such as Poland, Australia, Germany, and the United States, subsequent studies survey: * Some of Asia's traditional training methods and recent experiments in performer training * Eugenio Barba's training methods * Jerzy Grotowski's most recent investigations * The Japanese American NOHO companies attempts at integrating Kyogen into the works of Samuel Beckett * Descriptions of the training methods developed by Tadashi Suzuki and Anne Bogart at their Saratoga International Theatre Institute * Recent efforts to re-examine the role and scope of training, like Britain's International Workshop Festival and the European League of Institutes of Arts masterclasses * The reformulation of the use of emotions in performer training known as Alba Emoting.
Buy Performer Training by Ian Watson from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(230mm x 150mm x mm)
Harwood Academic (Performing Arts)
Publisher: Gordon and Breach
Country of Publication:
Book Reviews - Performer Training by Ian Watson
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Performer Training book by Ian Watson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)
Author Biography - Ian Watson
Ian Watson teaches at Rutgers University-Newark where he heads the Theatre Arts Program. He is especially interested in interculturalism in the theatre
A Preview for this title is currently not available.